Reviews of two special productions that came to Chicago stages this past weekend: the world premiere of “Long Way Home” from hip-hop masters the Q Brothers Collective; and Lyric Opera’s celebration of Leonard Bernstein.
Lyric Opera of Chicago marks the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein with a special concert this weekend featuring among others, the Broadway star, Tony Award nominee and Evanston native who joins us.
Lyric Opera of Chicago announces its 2018-2019 season, including Massenet’s “Cendrillon” (“Cinderella”), a Lyric premiere of a new-to-Chicago production.
She is taking the opera world by storm, and she’s here to show us why. Janai Brugger of Darien joins us in conversation and performance.
The up-and-coming Italian tenor is already being compared to the legendary Luciano Pavarotti. Stefano La Colla joins us in conversation and performance.
What brought about the new business arrangement of two of Chicago’s most prominent cultural institutions? We speak with two of the driving forces behind each company.
Choreographer John Neumeier is in the sixth decade of a career that’s still going strong, and his latest project marks an unprecedented Chicago collaboration.
Geoffrey Baer drops the curtain on an opera house mystery in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.
From “Downton Abbey” to “My Fair Lady,” a conversation with the stars of Lyric Opera’s spring musical.
When Plácido Domingo takes the stage at Lyric Opera of Chicago this week, he will be reaching new pinnacles in a career that is already astonishing for its accomplishments and longevity.
Performances from two of the international stars from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s season finale.
A major, Chicago-centric concert this weekend showcases the city’s many voices.
He has become one of the world’s top operatic tenors: Matthew Polenzani is back for a return engagement on Chicago Tonight.
Lyric Opera’s principal conductor and one of the stars currently on stage join us in conversation and song.
15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The King and I’
The star of "The King and I," now on stage at the Lyric Opera, talks about her Evanston roots and performs songs from the production.